TM0894 : Poultry house at Airfield Chicken Farm

taken 9 years ago, 3 km from Bunwell, Norfolk, Great Britain

Poultry house at Airfield Chicken Farm
Poultry house at Airfield Chicken Farm
This area once formed part of the WWII airfield at Old Buckenham, part of which has since been returned to agricultural use.
RAF Old Buckenham (USAAF Station 144)

RAF Old Buckenham was opened in 1943 as an operational bomber station for use by the USAAF and during the war it was home to the 453rd Bomb Group. The airfield has three runways, two T2 hangars and a watch office. The control tower was demolished in 1970. After the war the airfield was used by non-flying RAF maintenance units until it was sold off in 1964 and returned to agricultural use. During the 1970s and 80s it was used by crop-spraying aircraft and presently the 100 acre site is a private airfield that is often described as being one of the most friendly airfields in East Anglia. The airfield also hosts the Norfolk Air Show, an annual event with military and flying displays. See also: Link

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TM0894, 5 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 2 January, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 3 January, 2011
Category
Airfield (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 087 940 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:30.2629N 1:4.4231E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 087 940
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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